The High Performance Hockey Skills Academy at EMS is a Surrey School District supported and authorized program. The program’s goal is to provide the varied learning experiences and skill development opportunities necessary to offer an extra edge in athletic and academic achievement.


  Students will receive course credits in Physical & Health Education and have the option to pursue various sport-related Independent Studies.


       During the 10+ years of the program, over 40 players have graduated to the junior hockey ranks. This includes alumni playing in the WHL, BCHL, SJHL, Jr. B & BC Major Midget. The seasonal plan includes a comprehensive program for Bantam and Midget aged players with a focus on skating, individual skills, and physical strength and conditioning.


Program details are developed by professional coaches and trainers.


EMS is located in South Surrey, BC and has an excellent academic and athletic reputation.  The District program allows students to apply to EMS from an out of catchment area, however, these spots fill quickly.  Apply early. 


Contact our office at (604) 531-8354 or murray_t@surreyschools.ca for details on how to apply from an out of catchment area.


Earl Marriott Secondary is located in South Surrey, BC, and has an excellent academic and athletic reputation. This District program allows students to attend from EMS and out of catchment schools, and school counsellors will individually assist in advising academic course selections.


Please contact Tanner Murray for further information on program Registration.



Breakdown of Hours

On Ice Components (February-June)

  • 60+ hours on ice at Centennial Arena, South Surrey Arena, and Excellent Ice

  • Practice duration: 1 hour to 1.25 hours

  • 3x/week

Off Ice Components (February - June)

  • 40 hours strength and conditioning training

  • Duration: 1 hour per session

  • 2x/week

  • 40 hours supported study time (PE/Health components covered + Independent Study Project)

  • 2x/week

For more information on course outline